These documents and research articles offer the perspectives of faculty and other researchers on the development of WPI's Great Problems Seminar program.

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Submissions from 2017

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Negotiations and Play, Curtis Abel and Kristin Boudreau

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The Theatre of Humanitarian Engineering, David DiBiasio, Paula Quinn, Kristin Boudreau, Laura A. Robinson, John M. Sullivan Jr., John Bergendahl, and Leslie Dodson

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Knowing and Caring about Sanitation, Leslie Dodson, David DiBiasio, John Andrew Bergendahl, Paula Quinn, John M. Sullivan Jr., Glenn Gaudette, Curtis Abel, and Kristin Boudreau

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How Role-Playing Builds Empathy and Concern for Social Justice, Leslie Dodson, david dibiasio, Paula Quinn, John Bergendahl, Kristin Boudreau, Glenn R. Gaudette, John M. Sullivan Jr., and Curtis Abel

Submissions from 2016

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Humanitarian Engineering, Past and Present: A Role-Playing First-Year Course, Kristin Boudreau, Laura Robinson Hanlan, Leslie Dodson, david dibiasio, Curtis Abel, John M. Sullivan Jr., Glenn R. Gaudette, John Bergendahl, Chrysanthe Demetry, Paul Kirby, Kristin K. Wobbe, Joseph Cullon, Nicholas Campbell, and Adam Carrier

Submissions from 2015

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Global Problems, Big Projects, and First Year Students: A Potent Mix! Teaching Portfolio, Marja Bakermans, Derren Rosbach, Elisabeth Stoddard, and Kristin K. Wobbe

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To See the World Anew: Learning Engineering through a Humanistic Lens, Kristin Boudreau

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Engaging Students with Global Challenges across the Curriculum, Kristin K. Wobbe and Richard Vaz

Submissions from 2010

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Empowering First Year Students by Immersion in a "Grand Challenges" Course on Sustainable Development, Diran Apelian

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Engaging Students with Great Problems, Kristin K. Wobbe, Brian J. Savilonis, and David Spanagel

Submissions from 2008

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Great Problems Seminars: A New First-Year Foundation at WPI, Arthur Heinricher, Brian Savilonis, David Spanagel, Robert Traver, and Kristin Wobbe